Starting a Cannabis and CBD Business

The ins and outs of starting a cannabis business

Are you thinking about starting a cannabis business, but unsure of where to start?

Starting any business is a new and challenging thing, starting a CANNABIS business is even more challenging.

With the right tools and coach, you can master the skills of starting a multi-million dollar business. The green rush has not yet begun, what are you waiting for?

In this 3 week bootcamp, you will learn how to find your niche in the cannabis industry, the startup capital needed, and tips to securing funding for you cannabis business.

During our first week you will learn all about the cannabis industry. This includes understanding where cannabis is legal in the US, Canada, and abroad. It also includes identifying different jobs and how to find your niche in the cannabis industry. We will go over the different license types, and discuss how you can get the most bang for your buck under each license. Do you think that a cannabis grow and dispensary have the same profit margin? Definitely not.

During our second week, we will discuss the rules and regulations of the cannabis industry. This includes learning how to go from the local licensing process all the way to the state licensing process. We will walk through how to apply for a cannabis license tax implications of operating in the cannabis industry. There are many different layers of taxation, you want to make sure that you are protected and do not owe the IRS any money. We will also cover the banking options as well as the insurance that you need for your cannabis business.

During our third and final week, we will discuss finance, accounting, taxes, and fundraising in the cannabis industry. We will discuss the different tax implications at the state, local, and federal level. We will go over a typical cannabis startup budget and tips to fundraising success.

After this 3 week boot camp you will UNDERSTAND:

  • The complexities of the cannabis industry and how you can fit into the industry
  • How to make money in the cannabis industries and the best investment opportunities out there
  • Navigate local and state regulation he money makers and investment opportunities
  • How to navigate local and state regulation
  • How to navigate local, state, and federal taxes
  • Startup budgets and estimated costs for each cannabis business type


Your Instructor

Simone Cimiluca-Radzins
Simone Cimiluca-Radzins

My name is Simone Cimiluca-Radzins, and I am here to help you with your business dreams.

Over the past four years, I've spent more than 60 hours per week learning as much as I possibly could about the cannabis industry, now I want to share it with you to help you in your business.

My expertise is in business strategy, finance, risk management, and business process improvement. I have improved business operations for hundreds of clients around the world. I’ve lived and worked in Spain and France and have helped entrepreneurs and CEOs in Latin America, Western and Northern Europe, and the Asia Pacific region.

I connect, teach, lead, and inspire entrepreneurs, startups, and rapidly growing companies around the world. I have spoken about cannabis business on National Public Radio (NPR); have lectured on the US cannabis economy in Prague and Costa Rica, created and led the Cannabis Women’s Empowerment Summit, and have given multiple talks at industry events. I am the CEO of Kalogia, a global network that matches, educates, and promotes cannabis professionals and businesses.

Let's work together!

"I can’t believe how far I have come in the last six months. A large part is because of the guidance and support given from Simone. From the moment we began working together, Simone made sure that my priorities and needs were being met. I look forward in growing my business with Simone and her diverse team by our side."

- Surab Deb, Founder, Model THC

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the training start and finish?
The bootcamp starts on August 20th and goes for 3 weeks. If you can't make the live class, you'll have access to the training online.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? You will have access to all training material, recordings of live video sessions as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 7 days and we will give you a full refund.